Supervise Workplace Safety and Health for Formwork Construction (SWSHFC)

(Classroom + Asynchronous E-Learning) – Blended

(Previously known as Formwork Safety Course For Supervisors – FSCS)

Legal Requirement

WSH (Construction) Regulations 2007 Regulation 60(3 stipulates that “No person shall be appointed as a Formwork Supervisor in a worksite unless he has received adequate safety and health training to familiarize him with the hazards associated with the construction, erection, alteration or dismantling of the formwork structure and the precautions to be observed.”

For Whom

This course is designed for personnel appointed to supervise the construction, erection, alteration or dismantling and inspection of formwork structures at any worksite.

Entry Requirement

Workplace Literacy & Numeracy Level 4

Course Overview

  • Apply the WSH Act and its subsidiary legislations and relevant Codes of Practice to the construction, erection, alteration or dismantling of any formwork structure in a worksite
  • List the roles and responsibilities of a formwork supervisor
  • Assist in carrying out risk assessment for formwork activities
  • Apply the fundamentals of formwork structure construction
  • Ensure formwork structure construction is in accordance with approved design
  • Inspect formwork structure before, during and after concreting
  • Respond to failure in formwork structure, fire and emergencies

Course Content

  • Fundamentals of Formwork and False work Construction
  • Roles and Responsibilities of Formwork Supervisor
  • Interpretation of Working Drawings
  • Construction Strength of Materials and Shoring
  • Work At Height and Excavation
  • Inspection of Formwork and False work
  • Risk Assessment for Formwork Construction
  • Respond to Failure in Formwork Structure, Fire and Emergencies

Course Duration: 36 hours including 4 hours of assessment

Medium of Instruction: English & Mandarin

Teaching Methodology:

  • Face to Face class room teaching
  • The following blended learning methods are applied to maximize the learning outcome for course conducted in English:
    • Virtual Reality Video
    • Login to the Eversafe Academy e-learning platform and self-study from anyplace –
      • Watch the video
      • Self-assessment
      • Group Discussion
      • MCQ for self-assessment

Learning Environment:   Our ergonomically designed class rooms are fully air-conditioned, equipped with white boards, audio/video equipment’s & free wi-fi

Qualification or experience of facilitators:

A facilitator and assessor of this course will possess the following:

  1. WSQ Specialist Diploma in Workplace Safety & Health (WSH) or equivalent, and
  2. Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) qualification or Diploma in Adult Continuing Education (DACE), and
  3. At least 5 years of relevant working experience with exposure to formwork activities

Key Person In charge : Monish V ( Administrative Manager)

Class Size: Maximum 30

Facilitator/Learner Ratio: 1:30 for Lecture & Assessment

Course Attendance: 75% Attendance

Assessment Advice

4 hours (2 hours for Written Test and 2 hours for role play/case study assessment) of closed book assessment at the end of the course.

The learner must pass BOTH assessments at 65% for each assessment in order to pass the assessment. Failure to pass either of the assessments shall render a “Fail” outcome for the learner and he must then re-attempt the course and assessments.

Course Fee Inclusive of GST: S$ 327

Funding & Claims

    1. Skills future credit/funding available


           -All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can us their $500 SkillFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. visit the SkillsFuture Credit website ( to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory

Mandatory adoption of e-attendance via SingPass from 1 October 2023: As per the SSG regulation we are introducing “e-attendance via SingPass,” for participants applying for funding. To ensure a smooth process, please verify your SingPass app access before attending the course. Kindly note that manual attendance submissions will not be accepted for funding invoices. Thank you for your cooperation.

SkillsFuture Singapore Hotline: For enquiries relating to skills, training and portal issues, please contact SkillsFuture Singapore at 6785 5785

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      2. UTAP


  • Based on the successful completion of the course and assessment, a Statement of Attainment (SOA) from the Skillsfuture Singapore (SSG) and a Safety Pass from Eversafe Academy Pte. Ltd. will be awarded to the trainee.
  • E-cert available

Course Venue

  • 2 Kampong Kapor Rd, Little India, Singapore 208674
  • 3 Soon Lee Street, #04-14/16&17, Pioneer Junction, Singapore-627606
  • 2, Joo Koon Road, Singapore-628966

Renewal Points for professionals

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